9th - 10th Grade Reading Comprehension Worksheets

The reading comprehension passages below include ninth and tenth grade appropriate reading passages and related questions. Please use any of the printable worksheets (http://worksheets.k12reader.com/http://worksheets.k12reader.com/you may duplicate them) in your classroom or at home. Just click on the worksheet title to view details about the PDF and print or download to your computer.

Abigail Adams: Persuading Her Husband

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Go behind the scenes of the Continental Congress with this point of view worksheet on Abigail Adam’s letter to her husband, John.

Grade Levels:
9th - 12th Grade, Grades K-12
CCSS Code(http://worksheets.k12reader.com/http://worksheets.k12reader.com/s):
RI.9-10.6

Character Analysis in The Red Badge of Courage

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Your student will analyze the main character from the classic novel, “The Red Badge of Courage” in this worksheet.

Grade Levels:
9th - 12th Grade, Grades K-12
CCSS Code(http://worksheets.k12reader.com/http://worksheets.k12reader.com/s):
RL.9-10.3

Churchill’s Speech: We Shall Fight on the Beaches

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Your student will discover Winston Churchill’s gift of oratory in this worksheet.

Grade Levels:
9th - 12th Grade, Grades K-12
CCSS Code(http://worksheets.k12reader.com/http://worksheets.k12reader.com/s):
RI.9-10.6

Different Perspectives: The American Revolution

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Poet Rudyard Kipling offers an alternative perspective on the American Revolution in this worksheet on point of view.

Grade Levels:
9th - 12th Grade, Grades K-12
CCSS Code(http://worksheets.k12reader.com/http://worksheets.k12reader.com/s):
RL.9-10.6

Find the Meaning: JFK’s Inaugural Speech

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In this worksheet, your student will determine the meaning of some phrases in President Kennedy’s Inaugural Speech.

Grade Levels:
9th - 12th Grade, Grades K-12
CCSS Code(http://worksheets.k12reader.com/http://worksheets.k12reader.com/s):
RI.9-10.4

Mark Antony’s Oration from Julius Caesar

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Mark Antony’s oration from Julius Caesar is the focus of this worksheet for determining the purpose of the text.

Grade Levels:
9th - 12th Grade, Grades K-12
CCSS Code(http://worksheets.k12reader.com/http://worksheets.k12reader.com/s):
RL.9-10.2

Setting the Scene: Great Expectations

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In this worksheet, your student will analyze the setting in a scene from Dickens’ “Great Expectations.”

Grade Levels:
9th - 12th Grade, Grades K-12
CCSS Code(http://worksheets.k12reader.com/http://worksheets.k12reader.com/s):
RL.9-10.1

Slavery in the Constitution

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Your student can compare different parts of the Constitution that relate to slavery.

Grade Levels:
9th - 12th Grade, Grades K-12
CCSS Code(http://worksheets.k12reader.com/http://worksheets.k12reader.com/s):
RI.9-10.9

Tension in The Pit and the Pendulum

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Here’s a worksheet on how Poe’s uses structure to create tension in “The Pit and the Pendulum.”

Grade Levels:
9th - 12th Grade, Grades K-12
CCSS Code(http://worksheets.k12reader.com/http://worksheets.k12reader.com/s):
RL.9-10.5

Two Viewpoints: Lee Surrenders to Grant, 1865

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In this worksheet, your student will compare the writings of Ulysses S. Grant with a painting of the surrender of Lee at Appomattox Court House.

Grade Levels:
9th - 12th Grade, Grades K-12
CCSS Code(http://worksheets.k12reader.com/http://worksheets.k12reader.com/s):
RI.9-10.7